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hooligan

Synonyms of hooligan in English:

noun

  • the violence was caused by football hooligans
    Australian/New Zealand larrikin
    British informal yob, yobbo, bovver boy, lager lout, chav, hoodie
    Scottish & Northern English informal keelie, ned
    Australian/New Zealand informal roughie, hoon
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